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, must be because i was just so smart. there are a lot of smart people out there. bill: take us into the mind frame for a comment like that. white house would come out and argue and i imagine they will government has a purpose and that was the point the president was trying to make. the point you're making this goes back to his days a as community organizer. explain that. >> well, i think in essence when you're a community organizer you're basically dealing with a lot of people disadvantaged you're trying to get them government assistance or welfare checks or whatever and the other part of the story though is that people who are creating jobs are getting up every day and going to work and working very, very hard. this should be a campaign celebrating the american worker. his story in itself is successful story. bill: president obama. >> president obama. i think to certain extent but reflect as mindset. it is the mindset the contrast between what romney and his campaign will be about. we can again become a great leader of the world as we always have been. we can get americans bac
you did it! >> steve: he is so going to kill us later on today. >> gretchen: i can hardly wait. >> eric: now turn in your man card for having someone videotape you on one knee. right? >> steve: sean, that's great. we've got a surprise for sean in the after the show show. so log right on right now. see you back here tomorrow. bill: nice show, guys. good morning, everybody. 9:00 in new york and a very dangerous game of chicken on capitol hill. with the already very fragile economy hanging in the balancep democrats warning they're ready to take the nation over the so-called fiscal cliff. we're going to lock arms, are we? good morning i'm bill hemmer. welcome to "america's newsroom". martha: trying to picture a game of chicken on capitol hill. bill: chicken on the hill. martha: chicken on a stick. good morning, everybody, i'm martha maccallum. you have democrats warning about looming defense cuts and expiring bush-era tax rates. they say they won't bush if the republicans won't bend. watch this. >> i will absolutely continue this debate into 2013 rather than lock in a long term dea
john barrasso, we'll talk to him about that. he joins us live later this hour. stay tuned. 35 minutes away on that. martha: boy, owl eyes when it comes to the economy today is on one place. that is fed chief ben bernanke. he will testify before congress. that starts in less than an hour. he will talk about the state of the u.s. economy and all of the recent numbers that we've seen point to a slowdown recurring in the u.s. economy. the big question will the fed intervene in any way? they don't have a whole lot of tools left in their tool box. we'll hear from the fed chief. his tone will be a big indication perhaps how the markets go this morning and what the reaction is to that. we're getting another indicator on the u.s. economy. it came out moments ago. labor department reported that consumer prices remain flat last month, held down chiefly by cheaper gas prices. seen them at the pump as they have been up having down over the past month or so. a speech by president obama give the other day stirred a lot of debate in the business community. we want to ask this gentleman about that, fo
of a shootout on the u.s. side of the border that resulted in the death of a border patrol agent, brian terry. we will have much more, bill, coming up later in the show. >>> but right now some brand new reaction this morning from governor mitt romney as he wraps up his whirlwind, three-nation overseas tour today. the republican presidential candidate making a final stop in poland. that is where he stressed the friendship between washington and warsaw. listen. >> on behalf of my countrymen, i express deep appreciation for your willingness to fight with us, to stand with us, and to be our friends and in times of crisis and military conflict. heather: chief political correspondent carl cameron is live in the polish capital. that is where he had a chance to sit down with the presidential candidate earlier this morning. carl, you asked him to clarify a few points. what did he have to say? >> reporter: there has been this report that he offended palestinians the day before yesterday, excuse me, yesterday in jerusalem before coming here to poland before coming to a fund-raiser with jewish-american v
it up for today. we'll see you back here tomorrow. happy birthday. happy birthday from us to you as well. there are brand new developments on "operation fast and furious". fox news obtaining a report that names names and places blame. good morning, everybody. we get our first look at that i'm bill hemmer. welcome here. martha is on vaca. how are you doing? heather: nice to be back. i'm heather childers in for martha maccallum. investigators point to five key figures from the bureau of alcohol firearms and explosives including acting director, ken melson. bill: that was specialed to track weapons and stop a crime wave. instead many of the guns would end up lost and end up on both sides of the border. the report says the operation was quote, marched by missteps, poor judgment and inherently recollectionless strategy. william la jeunesse is on the story in l.a. what else is in the. >> reporter: report the report has 10,000 documents most obtained under subpoena. paints poor oversight, sloppily significant tiff work and lying. saying director ken melson that he failed to supervise. assistant
we spend in this economy overall, that is trending much lower. confirming a sharp downtrend for the u.s. economy. martha: yeah. i see that mitt romney is about to make some statement on the gdp from his travels in london right now. we're going to get a market reaction here as well. the markets responded fairly well out of news on europe. what will they think of this both on the political front and wall street front, stuart? >> it is not as bad a report as some were expecting. on the other hand it is not so bad that ben bernanke will be tempted to chuck some money into the economy immediately. kind of a mixed bag for wall street. but for president obama, there is an outstanding question here, with the economy trending down so much, this bare 1 1/2% growth rate, will he stick with the policy raising taxes in the new year? regardless of the outcome of the election will it be the official policy of the democrats and this administration to raise taxes in a economy slowing dramatically and where the unemployment rate is not like to go below 8% this year? martha: you wonder what the argument w
of consecutive loss and that's what put us into the actual official recessionary status. by 2010 you had green arrows there up 2.4%, which looks like it heads toward a more healthy situation. remember for more context here, if you're in a really, healthy booming economy you're at 5, 6, even 7% growth which is what you usually see when you're starting it bounce out of a recessionary period. that's not what we're seeing here. back in 2007, take a look, 1.9%, in terms of real gdp growth. in 2004 woe were down at 3.5%. 05, 3.1%, and you can take a look how this chart has shaped up. and the number we got this morning, 1.5% growth, it is not a recessionary number as some people have been anticipating but it is not a lot of positive growth on the upside. we'll get one more number in october when we look at the next quarter gdp growth. that will come in right before the election period. rick? rick: switching gears for a minute let's talk about violent storms that caused serious damage in the northeast. check out this video of a transformer exploding behind a house in stony point new york. look at this
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